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U.S. does not support “Tibet independence”: Kerry

BELGRADE, June 18 (Xinhua) — The United States maintains that Tibet is an inalienable part of China and does not support the independence of Tibet, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. During a telephone conversation with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Kerry said the U.S. policy on …

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China to accelerate Tibet’s clean energy development

LHASA, June 17 (Xinhua) — China will speed up the development of clean energy in Tibet Autonomous Region from 2016 to 2020, under the principle of “putting the environment first,” according to an energy official. The initiative will boost the local economy and increase strategic reserves of clean energy, Nur …

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China to build five more stations on Qinghai-Tibet railway

LHASA, June 15 (Xinhua) — Five more stations are to be added to the Qinghai-Tibet railway, said local authorities on Wednesday. Six other stations are to be renovated, said Wang Qing’an of the project command center. Environmental protection will be a top priority, with water sources protected and vegetation protected …

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India tightens visa rules for Afghans

By Sajad India which has invested billions of dollars in Afghanistan, signed a wide-ranging strategic agreement with that country on October 5, 2011 also includes to help train Afghan security forces, while assisting Kabul in diversified projects has been playing double game with the war-torn country. Overtly, New Delhi has …

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Development path will lead Tibet to brighter future

By Yu Ning Tibet marks the 65th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet. The past 65 years have seen unremitting efforts by the Chinese government to render Tibet prosperous with ethnic unity and democracy. The period also has been fraught with ceaseless sabotage by Tibetan separatist forces, with Western …

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Let’s admit we are challenged in one eye

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By P Chidambaram This government is a bundle of nerves. It sees ghosts where none exists. It sees enemies even among friendly and neutral commentators. And it has men and women who are ready to shoot to kill even without orders (under a political version of AFSPA — Angry Friends Special …

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RAW, from Palk Strait to Balochistan

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By Kauravi The arrest of Commander Kulbhushan Yadav from Balochistan may have surprised many in the media and political hierarchy; however Indian prime agency RAW’s involvement to destabilize neighbourhood of India is nothing new as it is part of a larger Indira Doctrine. The Doctrine as stated by Bhabani Sen Gupta …

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Belt and Road projects shouldn’t be loss-leaders

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By Huang Rihan  The latest flip-flop in a Chinese-Thai rail project has raised new questions about China’s massive investment in Southeast Asia, a crucial link in its whole chain of “Belt and Road” initiative. Halted by the Thai side over disagreement on some details, the landmark project is stuck at …

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China’s Tibet delegation visits Colorado

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DENVER, April 22 (Xinhua) — A Tibetan delegation of the National People’s Congress of China has visited Boulder and Denver in Colorado State to enhance friendship and communication. Heading the delegation, Qizhala, secretary of the Lhasa Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said that the friendship between …

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Qinghai-Tibet rest stops to encourage recycling

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XINING, April 24 (Xinhua) — Qinghai Province plans to open highway rest stops where motorists will be offered souvenirs in exchange for dropping off their garbage. The eight “green posts” along a 420-km stretch of the Qinghai-Tibet highway are intended to curb littering on the key artery. The rest areas …

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